Vladimir Putin has limited the time of Prosecutor’s inspections


RIA Novosti

Vladimir Putin signed a law amending the existing rules of work of the Prosecutor’s office. In accordance with the provisions of the document, the Prosecutor’s inspection in respect of organizations must now be limited to a thirty day period with the possibility of renewal “in exceptional cases” for another 30 days. The time of inspection can be increased, but only if the appropriate order of the attorney General.

According to the adopted amendments, a Prosecutor’s check can also be suspended for six months if it required examination, as well as at the inaction of the audited entity. In addition, the Supervisory authority is prohibited to demand documents not related to the subject of the verification. Also, prosecutors no longer allowed to request the acts already published in the media or on official websites of the organizations. Term of granting of documents have been limited to five days.

Amendments to the Federal law “On Prosecutor’s office” were adopted by the state Duma on February 22. 1 March document was approved by the Federation Council.